Side Hustle Pro

Ep 128: How to Get Press For Your Business When You're Just Starting Out w/ Dreena Whitfield of Whit PR

January 23, 2019
47 min

Today in the guest chair is Dreena Whitfield, the founder of WhitPR, a New Jersey-based boutique strategic communications firm.

Her clients have been featured on Good Morning America, in The New York Times, Essence, and more.

You may be familiar with WhitPR client The Budgetnista, who has graced The Side Hustle Pro guest chair, and has made several appearances on The Real Daytime television show.

On today’s episode, we learn how Dreena started WhitPR in her living room in 2009; with no clients, no media contacts, and no mentors, the side job she worked for years to invest in her business during the early stages, and what side hustlers need to know about when and how to get press for your business when you’re just getting started.

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